Senate backs carbon tax

Australia is the developed world’s worst polluter per head of population. Australia’s Senate has approved a controversial law on pollution, after years of bitter political wrangling. The Clean Energy Act will force the country’s 500 worst-polluting companies to pay a tax on their carbon emissions from 1 July next year. The Senate vote is a … [Read the full story]

Tax in OZ, sounds like an unpalatable medicine

When you see a group of pollies join together to discuss taxes, beware.  The outcome of three days planning on the future of taxes in Australia always results in the same outcome. Future predictions of increases to tax allowances and changes to current tax levels. The immediate effect is to set up a forum to … [Read the full story]

Where will our carbon tax money go?

How wonderful to see the pollies have decided a special  department should look into alternative types of energy and fuels…AND IT WILL ONLY COST…3 BILLION DOLLARS !  I wondered where the carbon tax money was going. Another reason to vote Green and keep our popular government in power. With enough sun to power solar energy … [Read the full story]

Why is the Prime Minister losing our trust?

It seems the polls are predicting a very large swing against the government. Could it be a few strange decisions of late…carbon tax and boat people. Perhaps I could help out with a few ideas of my own. Instead of sending boat people to Malaysia and Thailand, we should approach people without a country of … [Read the full story]

‘Carbon tax will cost jobs’, says Tony Abbott

The federal government’s proposed carbon tax will make it hard for Australia to remain a first world economy, federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says. Speaking to reporters in Sydney after touring a bus manufacturing facility in Villawood, Mr Abbott repeated his claim the carbon tax will cost jobs. If carbon tax goes ahead, it will … [Read the full story]